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Jailed Swazi critic put in solitary confinement

According to his supporters, jailed lawyer Thulani Maseko has been put in solitary confinement last week for a total duration of three weeks.

Jet crash in French Alps reported to have no survivors

Germanwings airliner 4U9525 carried 148 passengers when it crashed in the region Les-Alpes-de-Haute-Provence.

New Zealand beats Windies by 143 runs to reach World Cup semis

New Zealand's Martin Guptill became the latest batsman to make Cricket World Cup history with an innings of 237 not out in a total of 393-6.

Miller time: Proteas outgun brave Zimbabwe

A record-breaking partnership of 256 between David Miller and JP Duminy led South Africa to a 62-run win over Zimbabwe on Sunday.

Edgar Lungu wins Zambia’s presidential election

Following the death of President Michael Sata in October, the ruling Patriotic Front candidate Edgar Lungu has received 48.3% of the vote.

Survivors describe Boko Haram slaughter

Survivors of the Boko Haram massacre that took place around the town of Baga, Nigeria, describe the militants slaughtering some people "like insects".

Thousands suspected dead in Boko Haram massacre

Hundreds of bodies are left in a bush in Nigeria from a Boko Haram attack, killing mostly children, women and elderly people.

Safa bans May Mahlangu from Bafana

The football association will no longer consider midfielder May Mahlangu for the SA team after he begged off training, saying he needed a rest.

Earthquake shakes up Jo’burg

A magnitude 5.3 quake with its epicentre in Orkney shook buildings in Johannesburg on Tuesday, followed by aftershocks on land and on Twitter.

South African cyclist Daryl Impey fails doping test

Orica-GreenEDGE rider Daryl Impey of South Africa has been omitted from the team's Tour de France line-up after failing a doping test.

Kenyans warned to watch World Cup from home to avoid terror

The wave of deadly attacks by extremist groups has prompted officials to urge citizens to watch the World Cup from "the comfort of their homes".

Deadlock over how to rescue kidnapped Nigerian girls

Discussions between Nigeria's military chiefs and the president over how to rescue schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram have reached a stalemate.

Ernst van Dyk clinches historic Boston Marathon win

Veteran wheelchair racer Ernst van Dyk has become the first athlete to win 10 titles at the Boston Marathon.

Crusaders edge Chiefs 18-17 in Super Rugby

Flyhalf Colin Slade kicked six goals, taking advantage of a one-sided penalty count, to boost the Crusaders to an 18-17 win over the Chiefs.

SA loses to Sri Lanka in World T20 opener

The Proteas have lost their opening ICC World Twenty20 cricket game by five runs, with captain Faf du Plessis relegated to the bench injured.

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